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botch

verb [T] uk   /bɒtʃ/ us    /bɑːtʃ/ (UK also bodge)
to spoil something by doing it badly: We botched (up) our first attempt at wallpapering the bathroom.Failing and doing badlyMaking mistakes

botch

noun [C] uk   /bɒtʃ/ us    /bɑːtʃ/ (UK also bodge, also botch-up,   /ˈbɒtʃ.ʌp/    /ˈbɑːtʃ-/, UK also bodge, bodge-up)
something that is spoiled by being done badly: The company made a series of botches before it went bankrupt. The concert was very badly organized. In fact, the whole thing was a real botch-up.Faults and mistakes
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